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[texts]News release dated September 20, 1982 - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...a progress and benefit report on the Chelsea-Water Street connector that will eliminate heavy truck traffic from Boston's Charlestown residential neighborhood by providing a direct route from the Expressway to Water Street; this item was in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Roads; Traffic; Trucks; Water Street, Boston (Mass.)
Downloads: 68
[texts]Dudley design considerations: concepts and issues (Volume Varient 1) - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...sets forth basic planning information to aid in the development of a neighborhood revitalization strategy for the Dudley Square area of Boston's Roxbury neighborhood; discusses main streets, special identity, anchors, transportation access, open space, town squares, housing, business park, office development, Roxbury Community College, Campus High School, recreational/cultural facilities and other urban design considerations; three varient editions are kept on this number; all appear to be dr...
Keywords: Community development; Housing; Open spaces; Community development; Transportation; City planning
Downloads: 118
[texts]Franklin field district profile and proposed [date] neighborhood improvement program (Volume 1979-1981) - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...history and characteristics of the area; a summary of past major public and private investment programs; outlines planning and development issues and various community participation opportunities, etc.; copies of these publications were in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Community development
Downloads: 13
[texts]Columbia point redevelopment plan (Volume Draft) - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...gives a description of a proposed urban renewal plan for this Boston neighborhood; includes land use and building requirements and project proposals (rehabilitation, land acquisition and clearance, redeveloper's obligation, underground utility lines, relocation, etc.); also includes information on the design review process and copies legal approvals (City Council and BRA resolutions, opinion of BRA Counsel, etc.); copies of this item were in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Boston (Mass.). City Council; Boston Redevelopment Authority; Columbia Point, Boston (Mass.); Community development; Relocation; Urban renewal
Downloads: 44
[texts]Development study: under-artery shopping center - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...recommends the relocation of retail stores on Cross Street between Hanover and Endicott Streets once the North End Urban Renewal Project is activited; this, it is felt, will be necessitated due to opening of the harbor tunnels and related road and highway construction; suggests that they could be relocated to a new business area located under the central artery; outlines the building site, location, occupancy and financing arrangements for this proposed shopping center (development project); ...
Keywords: Business relocation; Shopping centers; Development Projects; Business relocation; Shopping centers; Urban renewal
Downloads: 122
[texts]Final recommendations for parcel to parcel linkage, project 1 - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...a memorandum from Stephen Coyle, BRA Director, to the BRA Board concerning Columbia Plaza Associates as winner of the request for qualifications phase of the linkage competition for development projects in downtown Boston's Chinatown/South Cove and Roxbury neighborhoods; includes overview and recommendation, information on the review and recommendation process, challenge track and recommended next steps and a copy of a BRA resolution regarding the tentative designation of a minority partner f...
Keywords: Columbia Plaza Associates; Development Projects; Central business districts; Kingston/Bedford, Boston (Mass.); Linkage; Parcel 18, Roxbury, Boston (Mass.); South Cove, Boston (Mass.)
Downloads: 66
[texts]Hobart-ranelegh site reuse study - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...evaluation of site in terms of its usefulness as a park or as housing for the elderly; this item was in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Housing; Housing; Parks; Parks; Standards; Standards
Downloads: 65
[texts]Mattapan neighborhood profile, 1988 - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...includes a brief history of the neighborhood from colonial times to the present; provides data on population and housing for 1950, 1960, 1970 and 1980 (number or persons and housing units, persons per household); data for 1980 includes age, composition of households, median age of persons, race, hispanic origin, median household income, poverty rates, place of birth, in and out migration, years in dwelling unit (1985), labor force status and industry of resident workers, employment within the...
Keywords: Motor vehicles; Property Values; Socioeconomic Conditions
Downloads: 74
[texts]Chinatown zoning update - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...summary outlining zoning regulations for building height and density and overview of the planning framework evolved from the community based master plan; discusses progress on parcel A/B/C, New England Medical Center Master Plan and the Castle Square garage; addresses special study areas, planned development area and open space zone; this item was in the BRA collection; contains some annotations; includes summary in Chinese..
Keywords: Buildings Heights; Community development; Open spaces; City planning; Urban renewal; Zoning
Downloads: 122
[texts]Federal role in urban problems - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...statement of BRA Administrator Edward J. Logue before the US Senate Committee on Government Operations Subcommittee on Executive Re-Organization; gives overview of problems related to urban renewal and makes recommendations for corrective measures; uses New Haven, Boston and New York as examples; issues include affordable housing, poverty programs, urban design, financing, etc.; copies of this item were in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Logue, Edward J; Community Development; Government Reorganization; Urban Renewal
Downloads: 95
[texts]Boulevard planning districts: Dorchester avenue boulevard planning district: staff briefing, October 23, 1986 - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...presents relationship of boulevard urban design studies to the Interim Planning Overlay District (IPOD) zoning process in various Boston neighborhoods; outlines studies to be done for Roxbury, Allston / Brighton and East Boston; uses Dorchester Avenue as an example citing existing characteristics, problems and how they can be solved through zoning, signage code, architectural design controls, public improvements, etc...
Keywords: Allston / Brighton, Boston (Mass.); Streets; Beatification; Dorchester Avenue, Boston (Mass.); Streets; Interim Overlay Planning District (IPOD); City planning; Signs and symbols; City planning; Zoning
Downloads: 243
[texts]South end neighborhood profile, 1988 - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...includes a brief history of the neighborhood from colonial times to the present; provides data on population and housing from 1950, 1960, 1970 and 1980 (number of persons and housing units, persons per household); data for 1980 includes age composition of households, median age of persons, race, hispanic origin, median household income, poverty rates, place of birth, in and out migration, years in dwelling unit (1985), labor force status and industry of resident workers, employment within the...
Keywords: Motor vehicles; Property Values; Socioeconomic Conditions
Downloads: 59
[texts]Project selection rating report: Quincy street neighborhood development program, model cities subarea 5 (new area) - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...states the need for and describes a proposed Model Cities Neighborhood Development Program (NDP) for low to moderate income affordable housing, an adult education day care center, a recreation area, and to acquire land and prepare sites to sell to contractors for small businesses in the Gouldville-Dudley section of Boston's Roxbury neighborhood, a special impact area; evaluates this community and economic development proposal to improve the quality of life in this urban renewal area using wha...
Keywords: Housing; Community development; Model Cities Neighborhood Development Program (NDP); Quality of life; Quincy Street, Roxbury, Boston (Mass.); City planning; Urban renewal
Downloads: 104
[texts]Boston ceds planning process: 302 (a) annaul report - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...the annual report of the CEDS (Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy) program involving interagency cooperation planning efforts in the following areas: manpower, air quality, regional transportation and economic development and neighborhood economic development; this item was in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Air quality; Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS); Manpower; Transportation
Downloads: 69
[texts]The hotel market in Boston and ten other cities: the outlook for Boston to the year 2005 - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...examines Boston's current local and regional tourism and hotel markets; compares Boston's performance with that of 10 other large North American cities, projects demand for hotel accommodations to the year 2005 with prospects for development and describes the economic characteristics of Boston's hotel and tourism industries; copies of this item were in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Convention Industry; Hotel Industry; Projections (2005); Tourism
Downloads: 83
[texts][letter dated 8 June 1994] - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...letter addressed to Mr. Gary E. Reed, Vice President Support Services, New England Baptist Hospital; consists of the BRA's review comments on the Master Plan proposed by New England Baptist Hospital; it is also the Preliminary Adequacy Determination of the BRA with respect to the Draft Project Impact Report (the "DPIR") for the Ambulatory Care Building/Parking Structure Project, a medical facility development project to be located between the Fenway and Mission Hill in Boston's Longwood Medic...
Keywords: Development Projects; Environmemntal Impacts; Historic preservation; Hospitals; Infrastructure (Economics); Health facilities; New England Baptist Hospital, Boston (Mass.); Parking garages; Parking; Traffic; Transportation Access; City planning
Downloads: 424
[texts]Overall program design: community planning and management program, Boston, Massachusetts (Volume 1973) - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...a series of grant applications submitted to the US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development seeking federal funds under the Comprehensive Planning Assistance Program for urban renewal planning in the following areas: special revenue sharing and fiscal planning, bicentennial (expositions/Boston 200) program planning and management, comprehensive planning and management, district (neighborhoods) planning, historic preservation and others; some of the issues to be addressed include housing, transp...
Keywords: Bicentennial Celebration; Boston 2000; Celebrations; Political participation; Community development; Grant Applications; Historic preservation; Urban renewal; City planning; Urban renewal; Zoning
Downloads: 96
[texts]Boston summer program 1966/1969 - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...a brief description of a BRA community improvement program involving students in which they received wages in exchange for helping to improve the quality of life in various neighborhoods; this item was in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Boston Redevelopment Authority; Community development; Neighborhood; Quality of life; Students
Downloads: 50
[texts]Charlestown: a residential neighborhood - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...text briefly describes the condition of Boston's Charlestown neighborhood and plans for it's urban renewal (rehabilitation, new affordable housing, community facilities, commercial and industrial development, transportation and relocation); the colored map depicts what is to happen (rehabilitation, single family housing, apartments, housing for the elderly, commercial, schools, public facilities, industrial, parking, and open space); the other map depicts areas that will be taken by eminant d...
Keywords: Housing; Urban renewal; Community development; Community Facilities; Older people; Land use; Open spaces; Parking; Schools; Urban renewal
Downloads: 94
[texts]Boylston street interim planning overlay district - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...amends the Boston Zoning Code in order to preserve the health, safety, convenience and welfare of inhabitants of the City of Boston for the purpose of preserving and enhancing certain portions of the city in the vicinity of Boylston Street, and to conserve the value of land and buildings, to encourage the most appropriate use of land throughout the city, to lessen congestion in the streets, to provide adequate light and air, and to prevent overcrowding of land, there is hereby established a z...
Keywords: Boston Zoning Code; Boylston Street Interim Planning Overlay District, Boston (Mass.); Building Height; Environmental protection; Historic preservation; Interim Planning Overlay District (IPOD), Boston (Mass.); Land use; Pedestrians; Traffic and Parking; Zoning Codes; Zoning
Downloads: 65
[texts]Treatment of Faneuil Hall rehabilitation block - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...this memorandum from BRA Development Administrator Edward J. Logue concerns reviewing re-use possibilities for buildings scheduled to be demolished, adjacent to Faneuil Hall in downtown Boston; includes elevation sketches of the buildings; this item was in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Logue, Edward J; Building Reuse; Buildings; Faneuil Hall Square, Boston (Mass.); Historic preservation; Urban renewal
Downloads: 104
[texts]Comparison of consultant proposals for harborpark day 1987 and recommendaitons - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...a memorandum providing brief information on 4 firm's unsolicited proposals for the planning, design, and production of Harborpark Day 1987 together with information on the firms; this item was in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Celebrations; Harborpark Day, Boston (Mass.); Waterfronts
Downloads: 60
[texts]Open space proposals - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...a revised version of a March 1967 report; provides open space data measured in acres for the following urban renewal projects: Campus High, Charlestown, Fenway, Government Center, South Cove, South End, Washington Park, and Waterfront; Categories of data include 'net new space', 'new areas', 'net additions', 'replaced', etc.; this item was in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Neighborhood; Open spaces; Urban renewal
Downloads: 65
[texts]Housing creation plan by perry/jaymont venture for 180 shawmut avenue - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...describes a housing creation linkage proposal of the developers of 125 Summer Street in downtown Boston's financial district; includes a fact sheet for this proposal of 40 rental housing units at 180 Shawmut Avenue in Boston's South End; parking would also be proviided in an underground garage; this item was in the BRA collection..
Keywords: 125 Summer Street, Boston (Mass.); 180 Shawmut Avenue, Boston (Mass.); Housing; Development Projects; Downtown, Boston (Mass.); Financial District, Boston (Mass.); Housing; Linkage; Office buildings; Parking; Perry/Jaymont Venture
Downloads: 128
[texts]Campus high school urban renewal plan (Volume 1972) - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...an urban renewal plan for a section of Boston's Roxbury neighborhood; includes the following: boundary description, goals and objectives, proposed renewal actions, property acquired or to be acquired, relocation of families, individuals and businesses, land use and building requirements, developer's obligations, rehabilitation (health and safety objectives, rehabilitation standards, urban design, etc.), zoning changes, relation of plan to local objectives, anti-discrimination provisions and m...
Keywords: Affirmative action programs; Housing; Area measurement; Campus High School Urban Renewal Area, Boston (Mass.); Chronology; Political participation; Community and Economic Development; Eminent domain; High schools; Land use; Transportation; Urban renewal
Downloads: 103
[texts]Creek square, appendices a, b, c, first stage guidelines and conditions - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...a developers kit for parcels A and B in downtown Boston's Waterfront / Faneuil Hall Urban Renewal Area, bounded by Blackstone Street, Alley 102, Creek Square, and Marshall Street, which are part of the Blackstone Block National Register District; includes development criteria and conditions, disposition procedures, development proposal submission requirements, parcel description, design / development guidelines, pro forma blanks, etc.; May and August 1985 draft versions of this document are a...
Keywords: Blackstone Block National Register District, Boston (Mass.); Blackstone Street, Boston (Mass.); Creek Square, Boston (Mass.); Developers Kits; Development Projects; Historic preservation; Landmark Districts; Parcels A and B, Waterfront / Faneuil Hall Urban Renewal Area, Boston (Mass.); Waterfront / Faneuil Hall Urban Renewal Area, Boston (Mass.)
Downloads: 101
[texts]Parcel to parcel linkage, project 2: park square and transitional housing: information kit (Volume 10) - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...two versions of this item present, among other things, an overview, selection criteria, community review process, community letters, site location maps, proposal summaries and project renderings, program and financial descriptions of the development projects in the South End and Park Square urban renewal areas; these items were in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Housing; Development Projects; Development Projects; Housing; Linkage; Office buildings; Park Square, Boston (Mass.); Shelters for the homeless; City planning; Washington Court, Boston (Mass.)
Downloads: 97
[texts]Unemployment in Boston; neighborhood patterns and socio-economic characteristics, May1975 - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...results of a special survey of unemployment in Boston and it's effect on Boston's neighborhoods; gives data on the socio-economic characteristics (age, minority population, sex) of the unemployed by neighborhoods / Zip Codes; a copy of this item was in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Neighborhood; Unemployment; Zip codes
Downloads: 137
[texts]Land disposition agreement for commercial or industrial use - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...text of a prototype agreement between the City of Boston and private developers; covers property transfer and payment terms, restrictions and controls upon redevelopment, submission of plans, rights and duties of parties, etc...
Keywords: Contracts; Government Real Estate; Land use; Urban renewal
Downloads: 87
[texts]Racial integration in 221 (d) (3) housing developments, Washington park urban renewal area, Boston, mass - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...a report on racial integration in three housing developments (Academy Homes, Charlame Park and Marksdale Gardens) in the Washington Park urban renewal area of Boston's Roxbury neighborhood; includes socio-economic data on the tenants and background information on each project; this item was in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Academy Homes, Boston (Mass.); Housing; Charlame Park, Boston (Mass.); Housing development; Integration; Marksdale Gardens, Boston (Mass.); Washington Park Urban Renewal Area, Boston (Mass.)
Downloads: 65
[texts]Neighborhood strategy areas program: chinatown - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...summarizes plans for a HUD demonstration program for property rehabilitation and neighborhood revitalization; discusses the strategy to be followed to improve the area; provides statistics on structures to be rehabilitated; includes data on the social and economic characteristics of the population, rent levels and the condition and market value of housing; contains maps showing community services, land use and transportation lines; a copy of this item was in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Community development; Real property; Rehabilitation; Rent; Section 8 Housing Assistance Program
Downloads: 56
[texts]Toward a housing policy and program for the city of Boston - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...a discussion and analysis of the current housing situation, housing needs and factors to be taken into consideration in establishing housing policies; includes 1973 statistics, by neighborhoods, on the condition of housing and the amount of money it would take to fix up the housing to meet housing code standards; a copy of this item was in the BRA collection as was a 1973 draft..
Keywords: Housing; Older people; Neighborhood
Downloads: 60
[texts]Architectural styles, chinatown historic core, historic edge - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...2 maps of Boston's downtown Chinatown neighborhood depicting building footprints; the large map has been color coded to show most buildings architectural style as indicated on a separate key; this item was in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Architecture; Buildings
Downloads: 94
[texts]Development prospectus for southwest corridor parcel 18 and Kingston-Bedford garage site (Volume ver. 1) - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...a collection of materials concerning proposed parcel to parcel linkage projects in Boston's downtown/Chinatown/South Cove area and its Roxbury neighborhood; describes the development opportunity for each; 2 versions are kept on the same number; the first includes a copy of "An Agreement by the Governor of the Commonwealth and the Mayor of the City of Boston to Develop Cooperatively the Parcel 18 + Planning Area" and a "memorandum of agreement" which are lacking in version 2; version 2 contain...
Keywords: 140 Essex Street, Boston (Mass.); Development Projects; Development Projects; Downtown, Boston (Mass.); Kingston/Bedford Garage, Boston (Mass.); Linkage; Parcel 18, Roxbury, Boston (Mass.)
Downloads: 77
[texts]Park plaza urban renewal project work program - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...describes a program that will allow the BRA to fulfill it's responsibility and commitment to expose to close public scrutiny all environmental and community impacts as well as the planning and design process of the Park Plaza Urban Renewal Plan; identifies the agencies and participants, methodology, legal context and details and chronology of such planning and design as will occur subsequent to the approval of the project by the MA Dept...
Keywords: Boston Redevelopment Authority; Political participation; Community development; Development Projects; Environmental impact analysis; Park Plaza, Boston (Mass.); Park Square, Boston (Mass.); Urban renewal
Downloads: 93
[texts]Parcel to parcel linkage, project 2: park square and transitional housing: information kit (Volume 7) - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...two versions of this item present, among other things, an overview, selection criteria, community review process, community letters, site location maps, proposal summaries and project renderings, program and financial descriptions of the development projects in the South End and Park Square urban renewal areas; these items were in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Housing; Development Projects; Development Projects; Housing; Linkage; Office buildings; Park Square, Boston (Mass.); Shelters for the homeless; City planning; Washington Court, Boston (Mass.)
Downloads: 78
[texts]Neighborhood profile chinatown/south cove, preliminary draft - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...gives history of the South Cove area, population and housing profiles, overview of commercial areas and environmental issues; also profiles the Chinese community and Bay Village (located west of Chinatown); this item was in the BRA collection..
Keywords: South Cove, Boston (Mass.)
Downloads: 103
[texts]Mta - government center subway relocation work - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...this memorandum, from BRA Development Administrator Edward J. Logue, concerns the construction of the new subway kiosk in downtown Boston's Government Center urban renewal project; this item was in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Logue, Edward J; Massachusetts Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA); Subways; Urban renewal
Downloads: 98
[texts]Boston's new high-rise office buildings: a study of the employees and their housing preferences - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...surveys various categories of workers including professional, sales, clerical, operative, etc.; has statistics on their age, sex, income, marital status, living arrangements, method of commuting to work and other social and economic characteristics; a copy of this item was in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Commuting; Tall buildings; Office buildings; Clerks
Downloads: 67
[texts]Potential impact of south end program relative to business relocation - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...a preliminary report by Sumner J. Hoisington concerning business relocation in Boston's South End urban renewal area; cites experience of the Castle Square business relocation program and includes statistics relevant to both; a second carbon copy containing annotated comments is kept in the same folder; this item was in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Business relocation; Castle Square, Boston (Mass.); City planning
Downloads: 95
[texts]Columbia point redevelopment plan - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...gives a description of a proposed urban renewal plan for this Boston neighborhood; includes land use and building requirements and project proposals (rehabilitation, land acquisition and clearance, redeveloper's obligation, underground utility lines, relocation, etc.); also includes information on the design review process and copies legal approvals (City Council and BRA resolutions, opinion of BRA Counsel, etc.); copies of this item were in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Boston (Mass.). City Council; Boston Redevelopment Authority; Columbia Point, Boston (Mass.); Community development; Relocation; Urban renewal
Downloads: 65
[texts]East Boston harborside - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...includes colored aerial view of downtown Boston; describes the development opportunity for a mixed use community with 2000 feet of water frontage located in East Boston; a draft edition is also kept on this number; these items were in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Aerial Views -- Massachusetts Boston Downtown; Central business districts -- Massachusetts Boston; East Boston Harborside; Waterfronts -- Massachusetts East Boston (Boston); East Boston (Boston, Mass.) -- Waterfront
Downloads: 149
[texts]Business relocation survey report (survey of business relocation workload displaced by innder belt and southwest expressway highway program:) - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...categories of businesses of Inner Belt and Southwest Expressway construction; number of businesses involved, ownership information, occupancy, elevators, floor space presently occupied; area required in new location; employment characteristics; lists of right-of-way routes; the same report with a slightly different title is also kept on this number; copies of these items were in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Labor supply; Relocation; Roads
Downloads: 86
[texts]Map amendment application no. 245, planned development area no. 23, Boston redevelopment authority in behalf of hbc associates, its successors and assigns: land bounded by a portion of northern avenue, fort point channel, Boston harbor, a portion of pier 3, a portion of northern avenue, and the centerline of northern avenue: w-2 to w-2-d - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...text of proposed zoning amendments of this South Boston waterfront area submitted by the BRA on behalf of HBC Associates together with maps depicting the boundaries of this development project; copies of this item were in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Development Projects; Fan Pier, Boston (Mass.); Zoning; HBC Associates , Boston (Mass.); Northern Avenue, Boston (Mass.); Piers; Waterfronts; Zoning
Downloads: 77
[texts]South end. (draft) - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...a draft text and statistical urban renewal district planning program report on Boston's South End; includes a brief history of the area, population projections to 1985, citizen participation concerns, needs, etc.; discusses housing (condition, quality, market trends, lodging/rooming houses, subsidized foreclosures, etc.) commercial/business area decline, long range issues (southwest corridor, industrial area, South End Project Area Committee (SEPAC) and other urban renewal planning issues; mo...
Keywords: Political participation; Housing; Lodging-houses; Rooming Houses; South End Project Area Committee (SEPAC); Southwest Corridor; Urban renewal
Downloads: 103
[texts]Memorandum dated 12 febraruy 1986 re continuation of the hearing to consider the first amendment to the report and decision on post office square 121a corporation - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...a collection of materials concerning a parking garage development project in downtown Boston's financial district at Post Office Square; includes a copy of the development agreement, a copy of the contract between the City of Boston and Post Office Square Redevelopment Corporation, the MA Attorney General's opinion relating to the computation of the excise tax and related materials; this item was in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Contracts; Development Projects; Downtown, Boston (Mass.); Excise tax; Financial District, Boston (Mass.); Parking garages; Post Office Square, Boston (Mass.)
Downloads: 78
[texts]Design guidelines, Boston naval shipyard at Charlestown - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...includes objectives and the significance of the project; objectives such as the effort to maximize the conservation of the historic and architectural character of the site while adapting the existing resource to new and economically viable purposes; gives summary of proposed treatment for each building and parcel; this item was in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Charlestown Navy Yard (Mass.); Building Reuse; Historic preservation; Parcel Development; Parks; City planning
Downloads: 167
[texts]Government center project area report - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...this document gives a history of the steps taken to determine the condition of buildings in downtown Boston's Government Center urban renewal area that resulted in the area being declared blighted; includes list of 30 conditions for which each building was inspected, results/conclusions (with statistics) of the inspections, land use data (with area measurement in acres) and comments on the area's economic decline; this item was in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Area measurement; Building Conditions; Downtown, Boston (Mass.); Urban renewal
Downloads: 98
[texts]Financing the downtown plan - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...general discussion on the sources of funds for capital investment projects for the downtown Boston urban renewal plans; appendix has statistics on sources of funds for existing projects, broken down by type of source and purpose of project; copies of this item were in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Government Finance; Urban renewal
Downloads: 73
[texts]Mattapan district profile and proposed [date] neighborhood improvement program (Volume 1979-1981) - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...history and characteristics of the area; a summary of past major public and private investment programs; outlines planning and development issues and various community participation opportunities, etc.; copies of these were in the BRA collection; only the 1979 edition has photos..
Keywords: Political participation; Community development; Urban renewal
Downloads: 14
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